One of the most recent collections acquired by the University of Leeds Special Collections is the Women’s Aid Federation England (WAFE) Archive. FAN played a part in bringing the collection to the university and we are advising the archive team during the project.
This is an incredibly exciting collection, documenting the charity’s approaches to tackling domestic abuse from its radical beginnings in the 1970s right through to modern day. The project team has produced an informative and fascinating blog on what they have done so far. You can read it at